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SPOTLIGHT: BEACH HOUSE


Baltimore duo Beach House are Victoria LeGrand and Alex Scally, the two halves of the band write stunning dream-pop songs full of beautiful vocal harmonies structured around the delicate interplay of their guitar and keyboard. First forming in 2004 the band have had three albums to date all receiving critical acclaim, their latest effort ‘Teen Dream’ has additionally been met with good commercial success.

Produced by Chris Coady (Grizzly Bear, Yeah Yeah Yeahs), ‘Teen Dream’ was released earlier this year on Sub Pop Records and has, like all the previous albums been met with universal acclaim. Today’s MP3 is the beautiful ‘Norway’, (also available from the band’s website, along with a number of other songs) this four-minute installment has an almost harp like quality to the guitar, combining with breathless harmonies to make one of the highlights of the album.

MP3: Norway
Purchase ‘Teen Dream’ on iTunes

Beach House is an American duo from Baltimore, USA. Victoria LeGrand and Alex Scally, the two halves of Beach House write stunning dream-pop songs full of beautiful vocal harmonies structured around the delicate interplay of their guitar and keyboard. Teen Dream is the bands third studio but their first on Sub Pop Records. The record was on January 25th and has been met with universal acclaim, ranking up a Metacritic score of 82. Below you can find a link to download my favourite track and the albums closing song, Take Care.
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